Avalanche Cookies

5 from 7 votes
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No bake avalanche cookies are an easy, delicious dessert made with just a few ingredients. Sweet and salty, they are always a huge hit with friends and family.

Bowl of white chocolate candy.


Today, I am here to present an out of this world salty/sweet dessert and did I mention, it is no bake! Woohoo! Gotta love a no bake dessert that can be finished in under 5 minutes with 5 ingredients. These no bake peanut clusters are sure to be on everyone’s Christmas list. 

No bake peanut clusters on parchment

How to make No Bake Peanut Clusters

  • Start by melting the white chocolate, I used almond bark, in the microwave or in a double boiler.
  • Stir in peanut butter and then peanuts, cereal and marshmallows. Drop on wax paper to harden.
No bake peanut, marshmallow, white chocolate clusters
  • This recipe makes around 40 clusters, keep some for you, and give away a few. 🙂 You may also half the recipe for the perfect amount for your family.
No bake peanut clusters in a bowl

How to store

Store: These can be kept in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

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Marshmallow clusters on board.
5 from 7 votes

No Bake Peanut, Marshmallow, White Chocolate Clusters

By Heather
No bake peanut, marshmallow, white chocolate clusters are so easy and can be made in under 5 minutes. They are one of my ALL TIME favorite desserts.
Prep: 10 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Servings: 15


  • 2 lbs white chocolate or almond bark I use almond bark
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 2 cups salted dry roasted peanuts
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows
  • 4 cups rice crispy cereal


  • In a double boiler or microwave, melt chocolate and peanut butter until smooth. I start of by melting the chocolate and then adding in the peanut butter at the end.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
  • Take a tablespoon and drop mixture onto a wax paper lined baking sheet.
  • Store in airtight container.


You can also cut the recipe in half.


Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 316mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 44g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 139mg | Iron: 3.2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
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